Category Archives: Dinner

Jalapeno Havarti and Potato Frittata

My weekdays are always hectic – filled with working, writing, laundry (there’s always laundry!!), taking care of my three cats, and cooking.  No matter how prepared I am, there are some days when dinner rolls around and I just don’t … Continue reading

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Really Quick Pizza Dough

I’ve been meaning to make homemade pizza for a long time now.  But I’ve had a lot of things going on, and it took until today for me to finally get around to making it. And covering it with jalapeño … Continue reading

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Pulled Pork and Chive Buns

I was looking through my bookshelves this morning for the new book I bought last week (I ended up finding it underneath the coffee table… weird) and I had a flashback. I must tell you, I have a love for … Continue reading

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Pan Seared Steak and Crispy Potatoes

Have I ever mentioned how much I love making dinner on Sunday?  Especially when it’s just Joey & I and I don’t have to work around other people’s schedules or think about what other people like?  It’s one of the … Continue reading

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Easter Dinner 2011

This, being the first Easter without my entire family, was going to be a chinese food and a movie day.  But with my brother and his girlfriend coming over for dinner today, I started feeling guilty about copping out and … Continue reading

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Spinach Pesto

I love dark leafy, sometimes bitter greens.  Kale, spinach, chard, whatever I can find that’s leafy and green.  I know I’m weird.  People aren’t supposed to actually like greens, they’re just supposed to be that thing that you sort of … Continue reading

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Joey’s Poutine

We had a boat load of extra gravy from the roast chicken and I couldn’t figure out a good way to use it, but Joey knew what to do.  He put together a cheesy, delicious poutine in about 15 minutes … Continue reading

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Three Cheese Stuffed Cannelloni

As much as I love spring, I can’t stand the first few gray, soggy and still cold days.  But, they’re the last few days when I can still eat comforting baked pastas without feeling (much) guilt.  So today I made … Continue reading

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Sunday Dinners: Roast Chicken

I think the concept of a Sunday dinner is lost on most of my generation.  We all had them growing up, sometimes big affairs with grandma, grandpa and the aunts, uncles & cousins coming over.  Sitting at the big table, … Continue reading

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Pineapple Ginger Chicken

My first day back at work after coming back from vacation.  There’s no worse feeling than getting back into the day-to-day grit after having such a wonderful vacation.  I made it through the day (thankfully I wasn’t weighed down by … Continue reading

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